Careers at Torys

Current Opportunities

Torys LLP is a highly respected international business law firm with offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary, Montréal and Halifax. At Torys, diversity is a core strength. Our commitment to diversity informs our recruitment, retention, development and advancement practices with respect to all of our members. We thrive on the multifaceted and unique perspectives and talents of our people believing that diverse viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences enrich our professional lives, strengthen the quality of our work and improve our ability to respond to the full spectrum of our clients’ needs.

Our lawyers work together to offer seamless cross-border services to our clients all over the world. Dedication to professional excellence and outstanding client service is Torys’ hallmark. Of equal importance is our commitment to maintaining a collegial working environment – one that brings together individuals with diverse backgrounds, personalities and styles in an atmosphere of friendship and team spirit. As a Torys employee, you will enjoy both an exciting, fast-paced work environment and a supportive, collegial and team-based culture. At Torys, we take pride in our ability to attract and retain individuals who excel in their respective fields. We do this by providing stimulating work and learning and development opportunities, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Junior-Level Securities Associate (Calgary)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a junior-level associate to join our Corporate Securities group. The candidate will be working with a strong and interactive team that focuses on advising public and private issuers on a wide variety of financing, business combination and M&A transactions. The ideal candidate will be in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta and will have:

  • 1-3 years’ post call experience at a major Canadian law firm with a focus in securities law
  • a positive attitude and excellent teambuilding skills
  • an exceptional service ethic and a demonstrated work ethic
  • strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • strong organizational skills to perform and prioritize multiple tasks
  • excellent attention to detail
  • excellent academic credentials

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The successful applicant will have some experience:

  • acting for issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in domestic and cross-border public offerings and private placement of debt, equity and structured finance products
  • working with corporations, investment banks, and financial institutions in negotiated and contested mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, independent committee engagements and defence preparations
  • dealing with corporate governance matters, disclosure issues, equity and debt trading strategies, as well as regulatory compliance matters

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume in confidence to Jocelyn Harris at jyharris@torys.com. We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jocelyn Harris, Senior Manager, Professional Resources and Administration.

Mid-Level Securities Associate (Calgary)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a mid-level associate to join our Corporate Securities group. The candidate will be working with a strong and interactive team that focuses on advising public and private issuers on a wide variety of financing, business combination and M&A transactions. The ideal candidate will be in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta and will have:

  • 4-6 years’ experience at a major Canadian law firm with a focus in securities law
  • a positive attitude and excellent teambuilding skills
  • an exceptional service ethic and a demonstrated work ethic
  • strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • strong organizational skills to perform and prioritize multiple tasks
  • excellent attention to detail
  • excellent academic credentials

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The successful applicants’ experience will include:

  • acting for issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in domestic and cross-border public offerings and private placement of debt, equity and structured finance products
  • working with corporations, investment banks, and financial institutions in negotiated and contested mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, independent committee engagements and defence preparations
  • dealing with corporate governance matters, disclosure issues, equity and debt trading strategies, as well as regulatory compliance matters
  • taking the primary responsibility for multiple files, including leading a team of junior associates and articling students

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts in confidence to Jocelyn Harris, Senior Manager, Professional Resources & Administration at jyharris@torys.com. We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jocelyn Harris.

Administrative/Legal Assistant (Halifax)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Administrative/Legal Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and document-related support to principals, and other administration-related tasks including covering reception.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Greet visitors in a professional and courteous manner, provide and keep track of access cards for all visitors, offer refreshments (as required), and direct to appropriate waiting area.
  • Responsible for opening the office at the start of day (i.e., emptying the dishwasher, boardroom setup, office tidiness, etc.) and organizing and maintaining the supply storeroom. Manage the delivery of supplies which includes stocking kitchen, cleaning, and office supplies (i.e., paper, pens, etc.).
  • Maintain printing services including managing request service and monitoring inventory levels to ensure the copier is adequately stocked.
  • Provide administrative support to principals (lawyers and paralegals) which includes travel arrangements, expense reports, boardroom bookings, cheque requisitions, filing, arranging courier packages, handling and reviewing incoming mail/email/fax communications, photocopying, printing, binding, and any other administrative assistance as required.
  • Create various legal and other documents/agreements through copy typing, transcription, scanning or other methods. Document work includes converting styles, performing mail merges, inserting media into presentations, cross-referencing, indexing, creating tables, working with graphs, charts and objects, using graphics applications, etc.
  • Assign lawyers to review non-disclosure agreements, pricing supplements, and related closing documents.
  • Maintain and organize files to ensure they are easily retrievable by principals, file/scan all paper or electronic correspondence/records into the firm’s document management system.
  • Proofread and quality-check documents for appropriate formatting, spelling, grammar, and clarity.
  • Respond promptly to requests and work collaboratively with other departments/members of the Firm.
  • Participate in training, initiatives, and projects as required.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • Previous related experience, preferably in a professional services firm.
  • Strong client service orientation and familiarity with a formal business environment.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with strong formatting, proofreading and redacting skills.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Determined with a can-do approach.
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overtime.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Legal Specialist, Due Diligence (Halifax)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Legal Specialist, Due Diligence will be a collaborative member of the due diligence review team. Working closely with a team of legal professionals at the LSC and other Torys’ offices, the Legal Specialist, Due Diligence will be responsible for:

  • carrying out due diligence (review), including gathering, organizing, and reviewing relevant documents;
  • liaising with deal teams and flagging material issues and follow-up requests;
  • liaising with corporate law clerks/paralegals to conduct appropriate searches;
  • preparing, assembling, maintaining and/or updating corporate searches, due diligence reports, trackers, summary charts and other deliverables; and 

working with LSC lawyers and Torys’ Practice Solutions team to improve due diligence project management and processes including the development of due diligence resources such as templates, guides and checklists and developing new processes/efficiencies.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will:

  • have 1-4 years of corporate and commercial experience, including extensive experience performing or managing due diligence work and be in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario or the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • be highly organized, self-motivated and proactive; eager to take ownership of projects and able to advance work independently
  • be team-oriented with exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to shared success working across offices and with a broad range of legal and administrative professionals
  • have excellent problem-solving skills combined with attention to detail and thoroughness
  • have strong written and oral communication skills
  • be flexible when managing multiple projects and competing demands efficiently, and able to adapt to changing priorities and demanding deadlines
  • have a strong work ethic, and be able to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands
  • be competent in the use of Microsoft Office and other Microsoft applications

This is a non-partnership track long-term career role, ideal for a lawyer who prefers to focus on practising law. You will not have to devote time to marketing or client development. This position offers flexible working arrangements while still providing the opportunity to working on the largest, most sophisticated M&A transactions. We will provide the training you need to succeed in this role.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources at ksheldrake@torys.com.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim Sheldrake-Head.

Corporate Associate (Halifax)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking an associate to join our Legal Services Centre (LSC) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is a unique role as your work will be focused with one of our key clients. You will work closely with your team to ensure a high level of efficiency, timeliness, accuracy and expertise in reviewing, drafting and filing complex, public documents.

We are seeking someone who,

  • can adapt easily to new processes and technologies and who wants to engage in important work for a prestigious client in a flexible and collaborative setting;
  • has a willingness to learn and develop and has a strong sense of initiative and personal accountability;
  • is able to work flexible hours when required to meet client demands; and
  • has excellent judgment, highly skilled with regards to attention to detail, time management and organization, and superior communication skills.

This is a non-partnership track long-term career role, ideal for a lawyer who prefers to focus on practising law. You will not have to devote time to marketing or client development. We will provide the training you need to succeed in this role.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will:

  • have at least one year of experience as a corporate associate and be in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario or the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society;
  • have exceptional attention to detail and willingness to collaborate;
  • have superior client service skills and a strong work ethic;
  • be highly organized, self-motivated and proactive; eager to take ownership of projects and able to advance work independently;
  • be team-oriented with exceptional interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and a commitment to shared success;
  • have the ability to deal easily with ambiguity and change, including changing priorities, timelines and processes;
  • have the ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple hard deadlines;
  • have excellent judgment and the ability to embrace new challenges and focus on continuing professional development; and

have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and other Microsoft applications, along with experience working in a document management system and using a time entry billing system.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources at ksheldrake@torys.com.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kim Sheldrake-Head.

Legal Assistant, Litigation (Montréal)

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POSITION OVERVIEW

The Legal Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and document-related support to principals.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Prepare draft pleadings, court documents, memoranda and routine correspondence. Revise standard and complex legal documents and correspondence as instructed.
  • Troubleshoot and repair problems with corrupt and/or converted documents.
  • Prepare transcription of written or recorded documents.
  • Compile documents such as Motion Records, Affidavit of Documents, Factums, and Appeal Book.
  • Arrange for service and filing of documents with the court.
  • Enter dockets, prepare monthly accounts and expense reports for review and approval.
  • Organize and maintain client filing system (both paper and electronic) and ensure records are up to date in the firm’s document management system.
  • Maintain and update calendar and contact information. Arrange flight schedules and travel itineraries as requested.
  • Other administrative responsibilities as required including greeting clients, answering incoming calls, photocopying, scanning, collecting and sorting mail, binding documents, cheque requisitions, and assisting with boardroom set up.
  • Provide back-up/relief to the Office Administrator as required.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Legal secretary/assistant certificate/diploma or paralegal designation.
  • Minimum 5 years previous experience as a litigation legal assistant.
  • Experience with class action and civil cases required.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure, as well as with procedures in various courts.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); familiarity with Summation would be an asset.
  • Experience working in a document management system.
  • Fluent in French and English.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written with bilingual proficiency) and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, efficient and organized. Proactive and takes initiative.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overtime.

APPLICATIONS

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

DESCRIPTION DU POSTE

L’adjoint(e) juridique est responsable du soutien administratif et documentaire aux donneurs d’ouvrage.

RESPONSABILITÉS PRINCIPALES

  • Préparer les projets d’acte de procédure, les documents judiciaires, les mémoires et la correspondance courante. Réviser les documents et la correspondance juridiques standard et complexes selon les directives fournies.
  • Traiter les documents convertis ou corrompus en réglant les problèmes.
  • Préparer la transcription des déclarations et des documents écrits ou enregistrés.
  • Compiler divers documents, notamment les dossiers de requête, les affidavits de documents, les mémoires et les dossiers d’appel.
  • Organiser la signification et le dépôt de documents auprès des tribunaux.
  • Effectuer la saisie des heures selon les numéros de dossier; préparer les états de compte mensuels et les comptes de frais pour examen et approbation.
  • Organiser et tenir à jour le système de classement de divers clients (documents imprimés et électroniques); assurer la tenue et la mise à jour des dossiers dans le système de gestion des documents du cabinet.
  • Tenir et mettre à jour le calendrier et les fiches de coordonnées (liste de contacts). Sur demande, gérer les demandes de vol et d’itinéraire pour les déplacements.
  • Accomplir d’autres tâches administratives au besoin, notamment l’accueil de clients, gestion des appels entrants, photocopie, numérisation, collecte et tri du courrier, reliure de documents, préparation de demandes de chèque, préparation de la salle de réunion.
  • Assister l’administratrice du bureau et fournir un soutien d’appoint.

COMPÉTENCES ET EXPÉRIENCE

  • Diplôme de secrétaire / adjoint(e) juridique ou de technicien(ne) juridique.
  • Au moins cinq années d’expérience à titre d’adjoint(e) juridique en litige.
  • Expérience en matière d’actions collectives et d’affaires civiles.
  • Connaissance approfondie des Règles de procédure civile, ainsi que des procédures des divers tribunaux.
  • Maîtrise des logiciels Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint et Word); la connaissance du logiciel Summation constitue un atout.
  • Expérience de travail dans un système de gestion des documents.
  • Maîtrise du français et de l'anglais.
  • Attitude axée sur le service à la clientèle et capacité de gérer les besoins de plusieurs clients en même temps.
  • Bon entregent et excellentes aptitudes pour la communication (verbale et écrite) en français et en anglais.
  • Soin exceptionnel apporté aux détails; efficacité et grand sens de l’organisation. Attitude proactive et esprit d’initiative.
  • Capacité de travailler efficacement, de façon autonome et en collaboration, dans un contexte d’équipe.
  • Capacité de travailler sous pression.
  • Souplesse : aptitude à travailler des heures supplémentaires à l’occasion.
  • Attitude axée sur les résultats, autonomie et grand sens des priorités dans un milieu où le rythme des activités est soutenu et les échéances sont serrées.

POUR POSTULER :

Veuillez transmettre votre curriculum vitæ et une lettre de présentation au service de la gestion du recrutement du cabinet (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com), en indiquant vos attentes salariales.

Nous remercions toutes les candidates et tous les candidats de leur intérêt à l’égard de Torys LLP. Cependant, nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les personnes convoquées à une entrevue.

Chez Torys, nous prônons la diversité tout au long du recrutement, de la fidélisation et de l’avancement professionnel des membres de notre personnel. Nous croyons que la diversité des antécédents, des expériences et des points de vue au sein du cabinet améliore la qualité de notre travail et enrichit nos vies.
Nous favorisons un milieu de travail inclusif et accessible, et nous nous engageons à offrir notre soutien aux candidats et aux membres du cabinet en situation de handicap. Si vous nécessitez des mesures d’aménagement à toute étape du processus de recrutement, veuillez contacter Jenny Tavares, gestionnaire principale, Ressources humaines.

Tax Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Torys is currently seeking a tax associate with relevant experience ranging from 3 to 6 years to join our dynamic U.S. tax group in our New York office.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • at least three years of experience in a U.S. law firm tax practice;
  • experience in U.S. and cross-border transactions including public and private mergers and acquisitions as well as debt and equity securities offerings;
  • drafted and negotiated tax provisions of limited partnership and limited liability company agreements for private funds and financing documents, including credit agreements and bond offering documents, on behalf of borrowers and issuers;
  • experience advising non-U.S. institutional investors on tax issues (including structuring) in private fund formation and portfolio investments across a variety of investment strategies, including buyout, credit and real estate, and familiarity with investments in REITs;
  • excellent legal research and writing skills;
  • excellent interpersonal and drafting skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • a demonstrable curiosity and interest in tax law;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files; and
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

The candidate must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here or by email to legalrecruiting@torys.com. Applications should be addressed to Dana Schuessler, Director of Professional Resources & Administration.

Funds Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join our highly-ranked private equity fund formation and fund investment practice group in New York. This group advises institutional investors in structuring, negotiating and investing in private equity, venture capital, infrastructure and other illiquid funds, hedge funds and bespoke separate accounts and fund of one mandates. It also advises fund sponsors on fund formation spanning a range of private market areas, including buy-out, infrastructure and secondary funds.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of practical experience working on private equity fund formations and/or investments in private market funds at a major New York law firm. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience working collaboratively in a large firm environment and should be comfortable servicing clients across a wide range of sectors in the private funds space.

A positive attitude, team orientation and demonstrated work ethic are essential to succeeding this role, as is an ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment. All qualified applicants must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here.

Corporate/Securities Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join the dynamic and busy capital markets practice of our corporate department in New York.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will:

  • be a first to third associate with significant experience:
    • researching and providing corporate clients with advice on general corporate governance as well as corporate and securities law advice in connection with public and private financings and mergers and acquisitions;
    • representing financial institutions and public and private corporate clients in a broad range of capital markets transactions including U.S. registered debt, equity and initial public offerings and cross-border Rule 144A/Regulation S transactions; and
    • advising clients in the preparation of SEC reporting requirements, including annual and quarterly reports;
  • have excellent interpersonal and drafting skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • have a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • have the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files;
  • have the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment;
  • have good judgment; and
  • be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here.

Private Equity/M&A Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a mid- to senior-level private equity/M&A associate to join our dynamic and busy corporate group in New York. For more information on our Private Equity practice, please click here.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • significant private equity/M&A deal experience, including: advising private equity/institutional clients and their portfolio companies on buyout transactions, co-investment, joint venture and co-sponsor transactions and add-on acquisitions;
  • the ability to run transactions with limited supervision;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • approximately 5 to 7 years of relevant NY‐law transactional experience in a law firm setting;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • good judgment.

You must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here.

Private Equity/M&A Associate (New York)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a junior to mid-level private equity/M&A associate to join our dynamic and busy corporate group in New York. For more information on our Private Equity practice, please click here.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

An ideal candidate will have:

  • significant private equity/M&A deal experience, including: advising private equity/institutional clients and their portfolio companies on buyout transactions, co-investment, joint venture and co-sponsor transactions and add-on acquisitions;
  • the ability to run transactions with limited supervision;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to collaborate;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • approximately 2 to 4 years of relevant NY‐law transactional experience in a law firm setting;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • good judgment.

You must be a member in good standing of the New York bar.

APPLICATIONS

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your résumé, list of representative transactions and transcripts online here.

Marketing Technology Coordinator (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Manager, Marketing Technology, the Marketing Technology Coordinator acts as a subject matter expert for the firm’s Client Relationship Management (CRM) offerings, including maintaining good data quality standards and ensuring best practices for data entry, reporting, and nomenclature standards.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Perform system administrative responsibilities for the firm’s experience management system (Foundation software), including day-to-day monitoring and upkeep. Troubleshoot system issues by submitting, tracking and communicating incident resolution updates to internal stakeholders.
  • Responsible for maintaining data integrity and responding to inquiries for the firm’s CRM system (InterAction).
  • Coordinate the timely distribution of bulletins, invitations and other relevant thought leadership materials to targeted external audiences.
  • Gather and analyze digital metrics from electronic marketing campaigns.
  • Coordinate reporting on international travel activity.
  • Provide internal stakeholders (legal assistants, lawyers and business services departments) with accurate contact lists for collaborative business development, mailings, marketing campaigns, seminars and other firm events.
  • Coordinate tracking and reporting on inbound/outbound referral work.
  • Assist with the creation of relationship maps for clients in support of client development initiatives and NPS surveys.
  • Under the direction of the Manager, Marketing Technology, assist with communicating and translating business requirements for various Marketing & Business Development tools (Tikit, LexisNexis, Survey Monkey).
  • Support the department with projects and initiatives.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Marketing or Technology, or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • Experience working with Marketing Automation.
  • Strong knowledge of InterAction CRM and Tikit e-Marketing platform would be an asset.
  • Proficient in MS Office, in particular Excel and Word, as well as knowledge of HTML formatting.
  • Proven ability to be resourceful and independently identify and source out missing information.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Determined with a can-do, hands on approach.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Director, HR Services & Employee Relations.

Junior Tax Litigation Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a junior associate to join our growing tax litigation practice. Torys’ tax litigation practice represents our clients in the resolution of complex controversies with Canadian tax authorities at the audit or administrative appeals stages or before the courts. This position will appeal to an excellent lawyer who enjoys collaborating with colleagues to solve complex legal problems. The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of practice experience at a major Canadian or international law firm and will bring with them a positive attitude, a team orientation, and exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate should have:

  • strong academic credentials
  • at least 1-2 years’ experience at a major law firm practicing in a tax or litigation department
  • desire to specialize in tax controversy and litigation
  • love of learning and desire for accelerated professional development
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • the ability to balance competing client demands
  • admission to the Ontario bar (or eligibility to be admitted to the Ontario bar)

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at esako@torys.com.

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako, Acting Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity & Inclusion.

Client Services Representative - Technical Support (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Supervisor, Meeting Services, the Client Services Representative – Technical Support is responsible for providing boardroom technical support to facilitate the use of the boardroom presentation and communication technologies. This role also provides reception and administrative services in the client space.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Liaise with internal and external clients to co-ordinate technical service requirements for meetings and events.
  • Proactively assess Boardroom Request System (BRS) booking tasks and details to ensure proper equipment is allocated for technical requests. Self-manage time commitments and coordinate with Tech Support peer and/or Supervisor to ensure all demands for service are met.
  • Facilitate internal and external boardroom technical functions to ensure the firm’s established standards of quality and service are met.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to client meetings for boardroom presentation, communication equipment and resolve and/or escalate to the appropriate department or vendor.
  • Deliver technical training to clients and/or operational groups on boardroom equipment and technology.
  • Provide written instruction on boardroom equipment and technology for all offices.
  • Operate telephone switchboard, provide reception relief and be the first point of contact for clients and visitors.
  • Respond to requests for assistance from reception and boardroom bookings and restock boardroom requests as required.
  • Provide off-hours emergency technical support and backup assistance to the facilities team in the set up and/or teardown of boardroom set ups.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • 3+ years of related experience, preferably within a law firm or professional services firm.
  • Ability to operate equipment used in boardrooms including built in and portable presentation equipment and teleconference units, video conference units, microphones, PC’s, fax machines, photocopiers, and switchboard phones.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Excellent client service orientation with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly and apply knowledge to create improved processes.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Ability to remain calm and work efficiently in a fast paced, high pressured environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds in the movement of boardroom equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Ruth Hawkins, Manager, Human Resources.

Mid-Level Funds Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join our highly-ranked private equity fund formation and fund investment practice group based out of our thriving Toronto office. This group advises both fund sponsors and institutional investors in structuring, negotiating and investing in private equity, venture capital and infrastructure funds and co-investment transactions. It also advises fund sponsors on fund formation spanning a range of private market areas, including buy-out, infrastructure and secondary funds as well as formation of segregated accounts and sole mandates.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of practice experience working on private equity fund formations and/or investments in private equity funds at a major Canadian or international law firm. We are also willing to consider candidates who have a strong background in transactional corporate and M&A work and have a desire and willingness to learn private equity fund formation and fund investment. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience working collaboratively with practice specialists in a large firm environment and should be comfortable servicing clients across a wide range of industries.

A positive attitude, team orientation and demonstrated work ethic are essential to succeeding this role, as is an ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with (or willingness to be admitted to) the Law Society of Ontario.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at esako@torys.com.

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

At Torys, we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experience and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako.

Technical Support Analyst (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Technical Support Analyst is responsible for providing day-to-day technical support to end-users, while providing optimal service to the firm. The standard hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Respond to help desk calls, emails, walk-in requests and provide one-on-one support to end-users within established SLAs.
  • Provide desk-side support as required for calls that cannot be resolved over the phone.
  • Responsible for the entry of service requests, incidents and resolutions into the Service Management software, while following existing procedures.
  • Resolve incidents and problems using remote access software within established SLAs.
  • Escalate incidents and problems that cannot be resolved over the phone or through remote access using appropriate escalation procedures.
  • Record and maintain documentation and solutions stored in the internal knowledgebase.
  • Provide and support laptops and mobile devices for end-users as required.
  • Available during evenings and weekends to provide off-hours support on a rotational basis.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Technology or equivalent experience to successfully complete the essential requirements of the role.
  • 2+ years of experience in a helpdesk or client support role, preferably within a law firm or professional services firm.
  • Bilingual (French and English) is desired.
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite.
  • Experience with ITIL an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills to resolve technical and PC related problems.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Sound judgment including the ability to deal with confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Determined with a can-do, hands on approach.
  • Flexibility to work rotational shifts.

APPLICATIONS

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Ruth Hawkins, Manager, Human Resources.

Technology and Innovation Lawyer (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a corporate lawyer to join our Practice Solutions team in the Toronto Office. As a Technology and Innovation Lawyer, you will work collaboratively with internal stakeholders (lawyers, law clerks, legal assistants and administrative teams) to identify, evaluate and implement legal technology solutions, processes and workflows that enhance client service delivery. In this role, you will use your proficiency with technology combined with your legal knowledge to provide hands-on support in the implementation and adoption of improved processes and technologies. This is a progressive opportunity for a creative and forward thinker who is interested in combining legal knowledge with technology and innovation.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assist in identifying projects that offer the most promise of significant efficiency gains.
  • Develop feedback loops to ensure that solutions delivered continue to be used and improved.
  • Identify, evaluate and make recommendations to implement technology solutions to streamline and enhance document production/automation.
  • Participate in training programs and develop resources to educate stakeholders on developed solutions.
  • Maintain awareness of emerging technologies and trends associated with legal technology solutions to enhance client service.
  • Engage and collaborate with key stakeholders and team members to ensure that implementation activities are executed efficiently and successfully.
  • Develop project plans including communication strategies and detailed timelines. Oversee the execution of projects to ensure work is aligned with the scope of work and key objectives.
  • Negotiate terms of contracts and oversee work performed by vendors to ensure they adhere to the terms and service level agreements.

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE

  • An LLB or JD degree with an excellent academic record from a reputable law school. Must be a in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience practicing corporate transaction law in a large law firm environment.
  • Solid understanding of legal processes.
  • A high level of comfort with law firm technology including proficiency in MS Office product suite - Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word and a willingness to develop new technology proficiencies.
  • Experience with current document automation software (such as Contract Express), transaction management software (such as Closing Folders) and document review software (such as Kira).
  • Prior experience with or demonstrated interest and aptitude in innovation principles and methods including design thinking, process mapping, agile/lean, prototyping and change management.
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills; creative, strategic and forward thinker.
  • Excellent client service orientation combined with the ability to manage multiple client needs at the same time.
  • Strong project management skills combined with exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong drafting and legal technical skills and an aptitude and interest in continuously updating technology skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written, oral and presentation) skills.
  • Strong leadership, collaboration and consultation skills. Ability to effectively move people towards mutually agreeable outcomes; promoting teamwork.
  • A keen interest and aptitude for technology and exploring, understanding and troubleshooting new software applications and their applicability to a range of legal challenges.
  • An ability to train/guide users in their use of evolving information sources.
  • An enthusiastic, resilient and pro-active attitude, and an ability to work independently and diplomatically.
  • Ability to work outside of regular working hours and travel periodically.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please address your resume and cover letter, stating your salary expectations to Firm Admin Recruiting (firmadminrecruiting@torys.com).

We thank all applicants for their interest in Torys LLP; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Tavares, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

Mid-Level Corporate Associate, Life Sciences (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a mid-level corporate associate to join our dynamic life sciences practice. Torys’ Life Sciences Practice is consistently ranked as a leading life science in both Canada and the U.S. and the only totally integrated cross border practice of its kind. We work with biopharma, medical device and health technology companies ranging from start-ups to the largest biotech company in the world, venture capitalists, investment banks, academic medical centers and inventors. The client base is truly international with a focus on U.S., Canadian, Israeli and European entities. The candidate will get extensive client exposure and responsibility and will be mentored by a team of lawyers.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • strong academic credentials
  • at least 3+ years’ experience at a major law firm
  • strong background and/or passion for life sciences
  • high energy and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • love of learning and desire for accelerated professional development
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • the ability to provide creative solutions to clients’ issues
  • the ability and desire to work directly with both emerging and established clients
  • the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • superb drafting skills
  • the ability to balance competing client demands
  • a positive attitude, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic

The candidate should have some experience with and/or exposure to some or all of the following:

  • drafting and negotiating documents for venture capital, private equity and mergers and acquisition transactions
  • drafting and negotiating licensing and joint venture agreements
  • securities law transactions, including private placements, public offerings and other financings, as well as periodic disclosures
  • general corporate representation

Applicants should be members in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario and/or in a U.S. state

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at esako@torys.com.

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako, Acting Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

Corporate Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking for a corporate associate to join our thriving Toronto office which services major corporations in all major industrial sectors, emerging companies, investment funds, and all levels of government. This position will appeal to an excellent lawyer who enjoys collaborating with colleagues to solve complex legal problems. The ideal candidate will have 2-6 years of practice experience at a major Canadian or international law firm and will bring with them a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 2 - 6 years of corporate experience, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • experience working on general corporate/commercial matters;
    • experience working on a variety of large and complex transactions, such debt and private equity deals, public and private securities offerings, fund formations and public and private M&A and financings;
    • experience working with a diverse client base that may include domestic and international corporations, emerging companies, financial institutions, government entities, public companies, etc.
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • superb drafting skills;
  • a superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage deadlines;
  • the ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • admission to the Ontario bar (or willingness to be admitted to the Ontario bar).

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at esako@torys.com.

Click here to apply online to this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako, Acting Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Law Clerk (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking an experienced, ambitious, self-driven driven mid-level law clerk to join our Corporate Department, working closely with the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital team in Toronto, working with startup technology companies at all stages (from incorporation through to sale/IPO) and the investors that finance them. The ideal candidate will be a confident, proactive, resourceful, highly detail-oriented team player who possesses excellent organizational skills and is comfortable using a range of new technologies. Working hand in hand with lawyers, other law clerks and clients, it is expected that the candidate will be able to manage a high volume of work with tight turnaround times during and outside business hours and will be called upon to draft, review and analyze corporate documents, and assist with managing corporate transactions and ongoing client relationships. This position provides a unique opportunity for a motivated individual to join a dynamic, entrepreneurial and energetic transaction-based legal team, with a significant opportunity for professional growth, learning and client contact.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 4-7 years’ experience as a corporate clerk in-house or at a law firm, or experience with startups, including exposure to some or all of the following:
    • coordinating and overseeing client onboarding;
    • familiarity with corporate documents, in particular those related to incorporations, corporate financings, issuances of equity etc.;
    • maintaining corporate records and capitalization tables;
    • preparing initial drafts of form agreements, resolutions, closing documents and share certificates;
    • assisting with equity incentive plan implementation and administration; and
    • maintaining corporate transaction checklists and managing client and investor communications.
  • excellent organizational skills, problem solving skills; be dependable and have excellent follow-through on outstanding tasks.
  • strong communication and client service skills; able to maintain strong client relationships.
  • a flexible attitude to job roles as well as a willingness to contribute wherever needed. The ideal candidate will take full ownership of their core responsibilities and will be comfortable with those responsibilities evolving with the changing needs of the practice group.
  • working knowledge of the OBCA, CBCA, and other corporate statutes.
  • proficiency and comfort with technology, including spreadsheets (Excel), equity management software and transaction management tools (and a willingness to learn new technology-based tools).
  • Community College Law Clerk Diploma or Certificate (or equivalent), University degree would be a plus.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head at ksheldrake@torys.com.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Mid-Level Tax Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a mid-level tax associate to join our dynamic tax practice. Torys’ Tax Practice ranks among the best in Canada, with the expertise to support the effective execution of our clients’ most sophisticated goals. Our team approach integrates the firm’s leading skills from across our practice areas, including M&A, competition and foreign investment review, executive compensation and benefits, real estate, intellectual property and securities. We represent large multinational businesses, domestic public and private companies, and financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies and trust companies. We also represent issuers and sponsors of private equity investment funds and superannuated pension funds, and assist venture capital investors, start-up companies and mature businesses. Through our Canadian and New York offices, we advise clients in the planning and structuring of tax matters for cross-border and international transactions. The successful candidate will receive extensive training and mentoring from our existing team of tax lawyers.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3 to 5 years of tax law experience;
  • membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario;
  • successful completion of the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course (years 1 to 3);
  • the ability to evaluate and assess complicated tax issues and research and analyze applicable tax law and matters;
  • experience with tax planning for mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, including financings, employee compensation and international aspects related thereto;
  • experience drafting tax memoranda and opinions;
  • experience in applying for and pursuing advance income tax rulings and technical interpretations;
  • excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • the ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files;
  • a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic; and
  • excellent academic credentials.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at esako@torys.com.

Click here to apply online.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Mid-Level to Senior Corporate Associate, M&A (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently looking for a mid-level to senior associate to join our leading M&A practice, which services major corporations, entrepreneurial and growth-oriented companies in all major industrial sectors, investment funds, and all levels of government. This position will appeal to an excellent lawyer who enjoys collaborating with colleagues to solve complex legal problems. The ideal candidate will have 4-7 years of practice experience at a major Canadian or international law firm and will bring with them a positive attitude, a team orientation, an exceptional service ethos and a demonstrated work ethic. Excellent credentials are essential. All qualified applicants will be members in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • At least 4-7 years’ corporate transactional practice experience, with significant experience advising clients on both public and private M&A transactions.
  • Motivation to do complex and engaging work, which will include assuming significant responsibility on transactions and taking a leadership role on transaction teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent judgment and drafting skills.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their application materials (cover letter, resume and academic transcripts) in confidence to Emma Sako at esako@torys.com.

Click here to apply online.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako, Acting Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

Real Estate Law Clerk (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a real estate law clerk to join our busy commercial real estate practice in Toronto. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive team player with excellent communication skills, strong multitasking and organizational abilities. You must be able to work with a high volume of documents while demonstrating excellent attention to detail. You must be dedicated to quality client service and be able to work outside of regular business hours with the team where the needs dictate.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ real estate law clerk experience, including:

    • drafting and reviewing standard closing and registration documentation for commercial real estate transactions (including commercial purchase and sale transactions and bank financing transactions), and preparing client reports;
    • negotiating and finalizing title insurance policies for acquisitions and financings;
    • conducting and reviewing complex searches of title, preparing detailed title reports and summaries, and solving title issues or deficiencies;
    • conducting and reviewing relevant off-title searches;
    • completing Land Transfer Tax beneficial returns and deferral applications;
    • preparing and responding to letters of requisition; and
    • dealing directly with clients under appropriate supervision.
  • Knowledge of government regulations and policies as they relate to real property and the registration thereof.
  • Ability to read reference plans (including strata plans) and surveys and to plot out a metes and bounds description
  • Strong technical skills with proficiency in Teraview, and MS Office applications.

Qualified candidates will possess a law clerk diploma or Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario Certificate (or equivalent).

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to Kimberly Sheldrake-Head, Senior Manager, Professional Resources at ksheldrake@torys.com.

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

At Torys we are committed to diversity in the recruitment, retention and advancement of our people. We believe that diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and enriches our lives. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Kimberly Sheldrake, Senior Manager, Professional Resources.

Mid-Level Lending Associate (Toronto)

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking for a mid-level lending associate to join our growing practice. Our lending team is recognized by our clients and peers for its experience, innovative but practical approach and cross-border capabilities. We are proud of our reputation as being deal facilitators. We regularly represent both lenders and borrowers, allowing us to understand both sides of the issues at play. Our team acts on a wide range of banking and debt financing matters, including: bank financings (both bilateral and syndicated), asset-based loan transactions, acquisition financings, project finance transactions, subordinated debt financings and related intercreditor arrangements, derivatives and structured loan products.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Between 4 – 6 years of practice experience;
  • Admission to the Ontario bar (admission to the New York bar is an asset, but not a requirement);
  • Meaningful experience representing lenders or borrowers in connection with credit facilities and other financings and/or private equity sponsors and other institutional investors in connection with acquisition financings and other leveraged finance transactions;
  • Broad experience reviewing and negotiating agreements relating to secured and unsecured debt financing transactions;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and drafting skills;
  • Superior client service orientation and a strong work ethic;
  • The ability to juggle and take primary responsibility for multiple files;
  • The ability to work well both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and
  • Good judgement.

APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates should forward their resume in confidence to Emma Sako at esako@torys.com.

Click here to apply online for this opportunity.

We foster an inclusive and accessible environment and are committed to providing support to applicants and firm members with disabilities. If you require immediate accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact Emma Sako, Acting Head of Legal Recruitment & Diversity.

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